Justin K Sauls

/Justin K Sauls
Justin K Sauls 2015-10-01T14:28:36+00:00

Justin-K.-Sauls

Justin Sauls practices in the areas of business law, real estate transactions and estate planning/probate law:

Business Law

  • Handles company/partnership formation and planning, mergers and acquisitions, business succession planning, partnership/shareholder gridlock and dispute
  • Drafts and negotiates key employee agreements, non-compete/non-disclosure agreements, joint venture documents, shareholder/unit holder agreements and other related corporate agreements
  • Handles civil litigation as it pertains to breach of contract, collections and employment related matters 
  • Represents private and publicly traded companies in the areas of corporate governance, drafting of minutes/written consents, corporate diligence, tax, securities, consumer finance and regulatory compliance
  • Represents companies and consumers in FDCPA, TILA and UDAAP related matters, e.g., debt settlement, credit repair and debt collection 

Real Estate

  • Represents commercial real estate developers, builders, landlords, tenants, property managers, and HOAs/COAs in a range of commercial and residential real estate transactions and other construction law related matters
  • Handles lease review and negotiation, landlord/tenant issues, general contractor/subcontractor contract disputes, mechanic’s and materialman’s lien issues, and property owners association governance and foreclosure
  • Represents lenders and consumers in residential and commercial real estate financing transactions and other related matters

Estate Planning/Probate Law

  • Handles will probate and contest, letters testamentary, heirship declaration, independent and dependent estate administration, muniment of title, affidavit of heirship, small estate administration and family settlements
  • Handles trust administration, probate administration, estate and trust litigation and related tax matters
  • Provides representation for clients in temporary and permanent guardianship matters and has served as a court appointed attorney ad litem in heirship and guardianship matters
  • Represents clients in preparing estate plans, revocable living trusts, irrevocable trusts, testamentary trusts, special needs trusts, etc.

EDUCATION

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2011

The University of Texas at Arlington, B.B.A. Finance cum laude, 2003

The University of Salamanca, Spain, 2002

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member, Texas State Bar, admitted to practice 2011